Dialogue Volume 15, Issue 2 2019 - Page 6

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OU end with a reminder of the impor- tance of looking back. Our 2018 Annual Report is now online and I am pleased with how much we ac- complished in this year of change, under bold leadership. I encourage you to read it at www.cpso.on.ca T S TA N D I N G CPSO COUNCIL AWARD CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Through Effective Regulation of Medical Doctors – and our new Vision – Trusted Doctors Provid- ing Great Care – now determined, we look forward to working with you in fulfilling our public interest mandate. For more information about our strategic plan, I urge you to read the article on page 32 as we explain the various strategic priori- ties that will propel us forward. I began this letter by noting the excitement of new beginnings and I 2020 The College is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Council Award. The award is presented four times a year to outstanding Ontario physicians who have demonstrated excellence and come closest to meeting society’s vision of an ‘ideal physician’. The criteria for selecting a physician for the award are based on the eight physicians roles identified as the essential qualities needed to practise modern medicine: • medical expert/clinical decision-maker • communicator • collaborator • gatekeeper/resource manager • health advocate • learner • scientist/scholar • person & professional The Council Award recognizes physicians whose performance in these roles is outstanding, recognizing that they may demonstrate more extensive expertise in some roles than in others. Further details and nomination instructions can be found on page 39 and on the CPSO website www.cpso.on.ca/council-award. Or email us at cpsoaward@cpso.on.ca 6 DIALOGUE ISSUE 2, 2019